Wax On, Wax Off: Andrew Atkinson and Nolan Hall of Japanese Motors Talk About Recent Tour With the Horrors
by Patrice Jackson
Following their recent, rocking West Coast tour with The Horrors, local surfers Andrew Atkinson and Nolan Hall of Japanese Motors agreed to share with Wax On, Wax Off a bit about their trip. They just got back yesterday, and answered a few questions about their travels and their upcoming album.
OC Weekly: Let's just start with the obvious. What was the highlight of the trip?
Nolan Hall: Probably
OCW: Did you guys do any surfing on your way up the coast? Maybe just on the SoCal leg of the tour?
Andrew Atkinson: There was some surfing intermittently. I'm pretty sure Al was the only one who actually made it out in the water. In
NH: We had plans to surf with our friends in
OCW: You guys traveled to
AA: Yeah, this was our second time to
OCW: So what's next? How's the new album doing?
NH: We're feeling good; we're all happy.
OCW: Where are you at with it, if I may ask?
NH: It's been recorded. We'll send it to mastering soon, and we're working on a sequence. You know, an order of songs.
OCW: And have you named it?
NH: Yes. We're calling it "In Teenage Drag."
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